An adult bird on a branch, looking back.

An adult bird on a branch, looking back.
Species: Adamawa Turtle-dove   Streptopelia hypopyrrha
Author: Frank Derriks
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Added to IBC: 29 Jan 2009 - 20:47
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Altitude (m): 
8 meters


This species has a restricted range in Nigeria and Cameroon, but a very small disjunct population was found in The Gambia in 1990, and in Niokola Koba, Senegal. This bird was photographed at Kunkilling Forest Park at dusk. A real neat bird!!


Frank Derriks, IBC940100. Accessible at

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Frank Derriks, IBC940100. Photo of Adamawa Turtle-dove Streptopelia hypopyrrha at Kunkilling Forest Park, Gambia. Accessible at

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